Thanks for checking out St. John’s Lutheran Church online. We’re a member of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod and located in Decatur, Illinois. As a church family, we’re committed to being grounded in Christ, growing in faith, and branching to others.

We know that visiting a new church can be intimidating, so we’ve prepared this website as a guide for what you can expect at St. John’s.
If you don’t find the answers to your questions here, please contact the church office by calling (217) 875-3656 or emailing office@stjohnsdecatur.com.
Pastor Aaron, DCE Malinda, Pastor Adam

Advent and Christmas Services

Throughout the month of December, we celebrate Jesus — our King who comes and promises to come again — at these special services:
  • Midweek Advent services: December 6, 13, 20 @ 6:00 p.m., dinner at 5:00 p.m.
  • Lessons and Carols: December 17 @ 9:30 a.m. with brunch to follow
  • Christmas Eve: December 24 @ 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Candlelight 
  • Christmas Day: December 25 @ 9:30 a.m. with Holy Communion


How Can We Pray For You?

Have a prayer request? Email Pastor Adam, Pastor Aaron, or Malinda. They would be honored to pray for and with you.

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